Eating cold noodles can be a great option to beat the heat of summer. Whether you drain and chill your noodles on a zaru or experiment with unique ingredients that add color and flavor, you won't be disappointed with these cool Japanese noodles!
Bento boxes have been growing in popularity in the United States. Explore the origins of bento boxes, how they're served in traditional Japanese cuisine and why they are served with traditional rice.
Thinly sliced meat is a prime ingredient in many Japanese dishes. You can easily cut thinly sliced meat yourself by following a few simple tips.
Like many Japanese holidays, June's traditions —himuro no sechie and summer solstice — revolve around the changing of the seasons. However, this month is ultimately about celebrating community and sharing the bounty.
In the month of June, both refreshing, healthy cucumbers and crisp green peppers are in season. Cooking Japanese food with these delicious and healthy vegetables in season is easy and fun!
After months of cold weather and heavy food, Umami Insider looks to lighten the mood with new content that features summertime flavors, refreshing salads and salad dressings that require little prep and use Japanese flavors mixed with pantry staples.
The recipe might look simple, but the tastes sure aren't! Wafu dressing will instantly add Japanese flavors to your dish.
If you ever get tired of your usual dressing, try making these Japanese-style dressings. They will be a great addition to any dish!
Craving green tea frappé? Follow this recipe, it's not that hard to make it yourself!
Rather than eating your rice and meat separately, why not eat it all at once? This flavor-packed onigiri will surely be an energy booster.
These large meatballs contain a happy surprise inside! Just make sure to bite into them slowly...
Thinking of a easy breakfast/lunch to make? Try the pizza toast but with miso for a Japanese taste.